About AZYP

Arizona Youth Partnership (AZYP)

was founded in 1990 by a group of concerned Pima County citizens who sought to provide rural communities in the county access to the services available in the Tucson metro area. In 2006, AzYP expanded to serve rural communities across Arizona and seeks to employ a root cause approach to fighting poverty that  builds healthy, self-sufficient youth and families through evidence-based prevention programs and community involvement. Arizona Youth Partnership builds solid foundations for youth and families by partnering with Arizona communities to prevent and solve local issues such as substance abuse, youth homelessness, lack of educational opportunities, teen pregnancy, and challenging family dynamics.

 

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Our Programs

Programs we offer and the difference we are making in our communities.

COVID-19 Resource Page

Public Resources Arizona Self Help Activities for Youth Here is a bunch of great ideas for things…

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Positive Parenting Program

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program ® is a parenting and family support system designed to…

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Too Good For Drugs

Skill development is at the core of Too Good for Drugs, a universal K-12 prevention education program…

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Mind Matters

Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience supports the healing process in young people who have experienced…

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Starting Out Right for Homeless Parenting Youth Program

Maternity Group Home Arizona Youth Partnership received new funding on October 1, 2019 for a statewide innovative …

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Wake Up!

Wake Up! is a diversion program for individuals aged 12-22 who have been arrested for drug and/or…

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Hwal’bay Hmany did Gev’ik Coalition

Funded by Stewart Health Choice, this is a community Coalition located in Peach Springs with the goal…

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Mental Health First Aid

Since October 2018, AZYP, partnered with Interfaith Community Services, has offered both youth and adult Mental Health…

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Young Adult Development Assoc. of Havasu

The YADAH coalition was started as Drug Free Communities coalition and is jointly supported by a grant…

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Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking (STOP)

Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking is a youth coalition in the Globe area aiming to lower…

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Marana Prevention Alliance (MPA)

Funded by a Drug-Free Communities federal grant, Marana Prevention Alliance (MPA) is a drug-free community coalition with…

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Ajo Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Coalition (SAPE)

Funded by Arizona Complete Health, Ajo Substance abuse Prevention and Education coalition seeks to educate, empower and…

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Active Parenting: First Five Years

Active Parenting: First Five Years is a multi-model parenting education program that works with parents and their…

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Love Notes

Unhealthy relationships, dating violence, and risky sexual behaviors are a serious threat to the well-being and futures…

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Youth Tobacco Coalition

Youth Tobacco Coalition provides technical assistance to Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) coalitions across the state.…

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Teen Maze

Teen Maze is an interactive, one-time, 30-minute event for high school youth to think about their decision-making…

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Rx360

Rx360 is a research-based curriculum to raise awareness of the Rx problem, the risks of misuse, resistance…

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Botvin’s Life Skills

Rather than only teaching information about drugs themselves, Botvin’s Life Skills Training consists of three major components…

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Lighthouse

The Lighthouse, shelter for boys aged 12-17 opened in Prescott Valley in April of 2019. Until the…

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Providence Place

Providence Place is a Basic Center that addressed the needs of the runaway and homeless youth girls…

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Loving my Future

The Loving My Future program fills service gaps for particularly vulnerable Arizona high school youth populations by…

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Wyman’s Teen Outreach

Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program acknowledges that adolescence is a time of rapid change and growth physically, mentally,…

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Summer Leadership Institute

This free summer program provides a safe and fun environment for youth (ages 11-17) to learn how…

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Choosing the Best

Choosing the Best uses a Sexual Risk Avoidance curriculum that positively emphasizes delaying sex until marriage, making…

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Starting Out Right Curriculum

Pregnant adolescents have unique needs and challenges! This essential curriculum and facilitation guide will help you meet…

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Friendly FACES

AZYP Friendly Family and Community Educational Support (F.A.C.E.S.) After School Program is designed for students enrolled in…

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Stronger Families Project

The Stronger Families Project goal is to build a positive relationship between family members, especially between parents…

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Harbor House

Harbor House is a Basic Center Program that addressed the needs of the runaway and homeless youth…

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Copper Corridor Substance Abuse Coalition

This is a Drug Free Communities (DFS) funded community coalition, whose goals are to lower substance use…

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Starting Out Right

We’re still here! Starting Out Right Case Managers and Health Educators are now supporting future and current…

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Locations

The communities we serve throughout Arizona
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Real Stories

Testimonials from just a few of our valuable program participants, educators, and community members.

The Arizona Self Help website is a project of the Arizona Community Action Association. The website is a free and easy way to find out if you family can get help from over 40 different health and human services programs. http://arizonaselfhelp.org/

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The Hobbies not Habits event was held on March 7th at Mohave County Community College in Lake Havasu. The FREE event was attended by over 500 people! The event, produced by Arizona Youth Partnership, in conjunction with Mohave Community College, Student Activities Council, and the Yadah Coalition featured several different activities, where kids and their parents could learn different hobbies. There were activity stations ranging from arts and crafts, to…

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Upcoming Events

See what's coming up in near future events in your area.

Events

04 Apr

Wake Up! April 2020

8:30am 3202 E 1st St
Tucson, AZ 85716 United States

Wake Up! Program is a diversion program for individuals aged 12-22 who have been arrested for drug and/or alcohol related charges. This three session program allows participants to consider their…

04 Apr

Art with a Heart

11:00am 13644 N. Sandario Rd
Marana, 85653 United States

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL LATER THIS CALENDAR YEAR! we hope to see you all soon!   Mark your calendars  as we transform our school into an art gallery…

25 Apr

Oro Valley Optimist Club Scramble for Youth!

12:00am 6501 Boulder Bridge Pass
Marana, AZ 85658 United States

AZYP is grateful to be a beneficiary of support from the Oro Valley Optimist Club!   Their annual golf tournament is April 25th!.